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Programme: MSc Sports Science

Code Faculty Duration Credits Download
10253146 Faculty of Health Sciences Minimum duration of study: 1 year Total credits: 180

Programme information

In accordance with the stipulations of the General Regulations, the MSc degree is conferred by virtue of an examination, or an examination and a dissertation, or an examination and an essay, or a dissertation.

Also consult General Regulations.

Note:
All MSc students must register for, and attend (TNM 802) Applied research methodology 802 satisfactorily. (Exemption may be granted if the module has already been passed for the BScHons degree.)

All the stipulations pertaining to coursework master’s degrees and postgraduate studies in accordance with the General Regulations apply. Subject to the stipulations of the General Regulations, the Chairperson of the School in question may, in consultation with the head of department, approve a fixed limited extension of the period on the grounds of extraordinary circumstances.

Admission requirements

Subject to the stipulations of the General Regulations, a four-year bachelor’s degree is required or an honours degree or in the case of a three-year bachelor’s degree also applicable practical (work) experience as prescribed by the University plus any other additional work deemed necessary by the head of department: With the proviso that the head of department will have the discretion to decide whether the prerequisite qualification or the qualification plus work experience would be acceptable for admission to the proposed field of study.

Admission to this programme requires an honours degree in Sports Science with a minimum average mark of 60%, a mark of 65% in NMR 702 and a master’s research proposal that has been accepted by the Departmental Research Committee, the Postgraduate Committee and Ethical Committee of the Faculty of Health Sciences

Contact department before application.

Additional requirements

Admission to this programme requires an honours degree in Sports Science with a minimum average mark of 60%, a mark of 65% in NMR 702 and a master’s research proposal that has been accepted by the Departmental Research Committee, the Postgraduate Committee and Ethical Committee of the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Research information

Research protocol
After registration, a student is required to submit a complete research protocol regarding the proposed dissertation to the MSc Committee of the School and if necessary, also to the Ethics Committee for approval.

Dissertation
A dissertation must be submitted via Student Administration at least three months prior to the date of a particular graduation ceremony. A manual on the editing of dissertations is available on request from the head of the department in question.

Pass with distinction

The MSc is Sports Science is conferred with distinction on a student who has obtained at least 75% in the  

dissertation.


The information published here is subject to change and may be amended after the publication of this information. The General Regulations (G Regulations) apply to all faculties of the University of Pretoria. It is expected of each student to familiarise himself or herself well with these regulations as well as with the information contained in the General Rules section. Ignorance concerning these regulations and rules will not be accepted as an excuse for any transgression.

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